Statement of Purpose
Scottish Union Learning supports trade unions in accessing skills and lifelong learning opportunities that contribute to collective prosperity, fairness and equality, for workers across Scotland. Scottish Union Learning is part of the STUC.
This website is a dedicated resource for trade unions and Union Learning Representatives in Scotland.
Within this site you can find lots of information on lifelong learning and skills. Check out the News section for the latest and greatest from trade unions and Scottish Union Learning. If you are looking for support in specific areas, you may wish to visit the Everyday Skills section or the Highlands and Islands section.
If you have an idea for another resource you think we should include or develop, let us know!
First Minister Meets UCATT Modern Apprentice
Hannah Ross is a UCATT trade union member and a Modern Apprentice at Historic Scotland in Edinburgh. At the invitation of First Minister Alex Salmond MSP, Hannah met with him on 2nd July 2014 at Bute House to view a miniature replica of a Lorimer Table which she made during her apprenticeship.Read More...
15th September 2014
On Thursday, 11 September 2014, CWU ULRs at the Glasgow Royal Mail Centre were announced as the Winners of the Education Category of the PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW: Inspiring City Awards. The ULRs were nominated by Scottish Union Learning.
29th August 2014
'Live & Learn', the Scottish Union Learning News is a free quarterly newsletter published by Scottish Union Learning.
13th August 2014
The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) and Scottish Union Learning welcome the publication of the "Working Together Review: Progressive workplace policies in Scotland" and the potential for extending collective bargaining and for democratising workplaces and industry.
29th July 2014
Scottish Qualifications Certificates will arrive by first class mail on Tuesday, 5 August 2014. Union learners who have undertaken accredited courses will receive their certified qualifications from SQA on this date. With the SQA certificate, learners will also receive a Profile sheet which includes a SCQF Profile. Learn more...